Events on the May Isle

Previous Events in 2019

Dates for events in 2019 will be published as soon as we have them. Below are events for last year.

Previous Events in 2018

2018 Special event days hosted on the Isle of May by Scottish Natural Heritage in conjunction with Anstruther Pleasure Cruises and Isle of May Boat Trips.

Family Fun Days
Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th July
Face painting, storytelling, treasure hunt, crafts.
Meet the Piper Puffin! Come in sea themed fancy dress to win a prize.

Open Doors to the Lighthouses
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September
The Isle of May has been a lighthouse Island for more than 350 years and has three lighthouses including Scotland’s Oldest, the Beacon. For the only weekend in the year, most of the lighthouse buildings on the Island will be open for visitors to explore. It is a rare chance to see inside some of the Island’s other buildings.

Seals weekend
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September
The Isle of May has the largest East coast breeding colony of grey seals in Scotland. Come and learn more about them and view the first pups of the season. For more details go to the Isle of May page on the NNR website